What is it?
- Cosmetic preservative used to prevent mold growth
Where is it used?
What does it do?
- Inhibits mold growth
- Comes under many different prefix names
- Used since the 1950’s
- Inhibits the growth of mold and bacteria in products
- Extends shelf life
- Has been banned in Europe
- Linked to Cancer
- May cause allergic reactions
- Skin reactions include: blisters,rash and hives
- Mimics estrogen in the body and is an endocrine disruptor